Fire engulfs house, claims life of 2 kids and mother

Fire engulfs house, claims life of 2 kids and mother

KARACHI: Two children and their mother lost their lives on Friday as fire broke out at their residence in Jamshed town area of Karachi, media sources reported. According to the police the fire broke out due to short circuit in the house. The bodies of the deceased were moved to...

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Bilawal Bhutto Zardari congratulates PM Imran Khan and PTI on ‘World Puppetry Day’

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari congratulates PM Imran Khan and PTI on ‘World Puppetry Day’

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Imran Khan and his ruling party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on ‘World Puppetry Day’. The PPP chairman took to Twitter to share a google image stating March 21 is World Puppetry Day and said, “Today is actually #WorldPuppetryDay congratulations...

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College student kills Bahwalpur professor for organizing a mixed-gender reception

College student kills Bahwalpur professor for organizing a mixed-gender reception

ISLAMABAD: A government college student was arrested on Wednesday after stabbing his professor to death for organizing a mixed-gender reception at the institution, police said. Associate professor Khalid Hameed was stabbed on the campus of Sadiq Egerton College in Bahawalpur, according to police. “The professor had organised a gender mix...

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Customs officials seek bribe at the Islamabad airport, video goes viral

Customs officials seek bribe at the Islamabad airport, video goes viral

ISLAMABAD: Media sources on Wednesday night obtained the closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage of some officials of the Customs Department allegedly demanding bribes from passengers at the capital city’s new airport. As seen in the video clip, Customs officials can be seen making an off-the-record “settlement” instead of receiving the duty tax...

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Fake Sheikhupra ‘pir’ allegedly assaults woman under the pretext of freeing her from a “magical spell”

Fake Sheikhupra ‘pir’ allegedly assaults woman under the pretext of freeing her from a “magical spell”

SHEIKHUPURA: A fake faith-healer (pir) was arrested Wednesday night from the Ludhe Kay neighbourhood of the city for allegedly raping a woman under the pretext of freeing her from a “magical spell”, authorities said, adding that a first information report (FIR) has been filed in this regard. According to the FIR filed in...

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Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad to visit Pakistan for a 3-day visit today

Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad to visit Pakistan for a 3-day visit today

ISLAMABAD: Malaysia’s Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad will arrive in Islamabad today on a three-day visit. His visit from March 21-23 is at the invitation of Prime Minister Imran Khan. He will be the Guest of Honour at the Pakistan Day Parade on March 23. During his stay, Dr Mahathir...

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PPP workers clash with police as Bilawal, Zardari enter the NAB office

PPP workers clash with police as Bilawal, Zardari enter the NAB office

ISLAMABAD: Former president Asif Ali Zardari and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Wednesday appeared before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in Islamabad in pursuance of its call-up notice in the Park Lane Estate case, media sources reported. They reached the NAB office in a convoy comprising over...

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PM Imran Khan extends wishes to the Hindu community on the festival of Holi

PM Imran Khan extends wishes to the Hindu community on the festival of Holi

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday extended his wishes to the Hindu community on the festival of Holi, also known as the “Festival of Colours.” “Wishing our Hindu community a very happy and peaceful Holi, the festival of colours,” tweeted the prime minister. The Hindu citizens living across the...

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ISPR releases 4th promo namely ‘Voice of Stars’ in honor of Pakistan Day

ISPR releases 4th promo namely ‘Voice of Stars’ in honor of Pakistan Day

RAWALPINDI: Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) has released a 4th promo under title of ‘Voice of Stars’ with regard Pakistan Day to be held on 23rd of March, media sources reported on Wednesday. The 33-second video clip released by the DG ISPR on his official...

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Encounter between rangers and suspected criminals claims life of one, leaving 2 others injured

Encounter between rangers and suspected criminals claims life of one, leaving 2 others injured

KARACHI: An encounter between Rangers and suspected criminals claimed life of a man and injured two others, however, complete identification of the victims could not be done as yet, media sources reported Monday. According senior superintendent of police East, “we are receiving information regarding the incident and we’re now collecting...

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